Area: 310,070 square kilometers
Density: 311 in/sq. km.
Religion: Buddhism (12-85%), Christianity (9-12%), Cao-dai (2-3%), Other religions (0-4%), Atheism (0-73%).
(NB: There are no official statistics by creed)
Seat of government: Hanoi
Institutional Form: Socialist Republic
Member of: ASEAN, ONU, WTO
Monetary Unit: Vietnamese Dong (VND)